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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 17 Issue 8
Modernizing the grid is taking different forms and utility-specific paths. During the past few years, the industry has seen rapid changes in infrastructure investment priorities and solution evaluation criteria.
Maintaining electric supply worldwide will require cumulative investment in transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure of more than $7 trillion between 2011 and 2035, according to World Energy Outlook 2011, the flagship publication of the International Energy Agency.
Different test devices and methods are used in the market to verify the performance of current transformers during development, production, installation and maintenance. An innovative solution exists to test current transformers at all life cycle stages by using the modeling concept.
Energy efficiency and operational optimization remain strong drivers for utilities implementing advanced metering infrastructure (AMI).
Well, seldom has arrived. As of July, 43 states and the District of Columbia have adopted some form of net metering law or regulation for small wind, photovoltaic (PV) technologies, small combined heat and power or other distributed technologies, said Rick Tempchin, executive director of retail energy services at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI).
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